No.7/2014

 

 

  

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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3rd Session – 47th General Assembly

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

 

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

(a)    Statements by Members

(b)    Statements by Ministers

(c)    Oral Questions

(d)    Presenting Reports by Standing and Select Committees

(e)    Tabling of Documents

(f)    Notices of Motion

(g)    Answers to questions for which notice has been given

(h)    Petitions

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

 

Second Reading Bills

 

         1. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act Respecting Public Interest Disclosure”. (Bill No. 1)

                                                                                    (Justice)

 

         2. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Vital Statistics Act, 2009”.

(Bill No. 3)                                                                  (Service NL)

 

         3. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Mental Health Care And Treatment Act”. (Bill No. 4)

                                                            (Health & Community Services)

 

         4. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Repeal The Printing Services Act”. (Bill No. 5)

                                                                                    (Service NL)

 

         5. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The City Of Corner Brook Act, The City Of Mount Pearl Act, The City Of St. John’s Act And The Municipalities Act, 1999”. (Bill No. 6)

                                                                                    (Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move “That This House Approves in General the Budgetary Policy of the Government.” (Budget Speech)

 

2. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole on Supply to Consider Certain Resolutions Relating to the Granting of  Supply to Her Majesty.

(Bill No. 11)

 

3. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Health Professions Act”. (Bill No. 7)

 

4. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend Various Acts Of The Province Respecting The Publication Of A Summary Of A Decision Or Order Of An Adjudication Tribunal”. (Bill No. 8)

 

5. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Revenue Administration Act”. (Bill No. 9)

 

6. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF SERVICE NL – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Buildings Accessibility Act”. (Bill No. 10)

 

 

7. − MR. VAUGHN GRANTER (Humber West) − To Move:

 

WHEREAS senior officials of our Government have been involved in oversight of the Muskrat Falls Project at every stage;

 

AND WHEREAS our Government has just announced further mechanisms to provide oversight of the Muskrat Falls Project;

 

AND WHEREAS the Government of Canada provides oversight of the project through its role as guarantor of the $5 billion in project financing;

 

AND WHEREAS our Government has subjected this project to a greater level of scrutiny than has been brought to bear on any other project in our history;

 

AND WHEREAS the board of directors provides oversight of Nalcor, and Nalcor is also required to account through its internal audit departments, its regular reports to the Government, its regular audited financial statements and its public annual general meetings;

 

AND WHEREAS these oversight mechanisms reflect our Government’s commitment to ensure the public is provided with as much information on the Muskrat Falls Project as possible without jeopardizing commercial interests

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House supports the Government’s actions to provide greater oversight of the Muskrat Falls Project.”

 

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Published under the authority of the Speaker of the

House of Assembly by the Queen’s Printer